contentment

[kuh n-tent-muh nt]
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Origin of contentment

1400–50; late Middle English contentement < Middle French. See content2, -ment
Related formso·ver·con·tent·ment, nounpre·con·tent·ment, noun

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1. See happiness.
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Word Origin and History for contentment
n.

mid-15c., from Old French contentment, from contenter (see content (v.)).

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